National Turning Point
- Has the Debt Been Paid? Zinsmeister, Karl // American Enterprise;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p4
Ponders on the slavery reparation controversy in the United States. Difference of the Holocaust and the Japanese-Americans reparations from the proposed slavery reparation; Estimated number of Americans killed during the Civil War; Significant contributions of the nation to the welfare of...
- Citizens and soldiers. Jordan Jr., Ervin L. // Footsteps;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p4
Chronicles the civil war in 1861-1865 which ended African American slavery in the United States. Blacks' contributions to help ensure victory and the preservation of the Union of the North and the South; President Abraham Lincoln's call for black volunteers as cooks and laborers;...
- Reaching Point Comfort. Goodheart, Adam // American Scholar;Autumn2004, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p46
Presents information on Point Comfort in Texas and the end of American slavery during the Civil War. Significance of fugitive slaves Frank Baker, James Townsend and Sheperd Mallory to the freedom of African Americans; Importance of Point Comfort to the history of the U.S.
- Slave Resistance in the Antebellum South. Phillips, Gervase // History Review;Dec2007, Issue 59, p34
The article examines the extent and significance of slave resistance in the U.S. that would eventually lead to Civil War and the destruction of slavery. The majority of slaves signalled their discontent not by taking part in doomed acts of rebellion but through subtler tactics. This covered a...
- From Another Age. Neill, Michael; Haederle, Michael // People;10/12/98, Vol. 50 Issue 13, p147
Profiles Daisy Anderson, widow of a soldier born into slavery. Her marriage to Robert Anderson; Daisy's death on September 19, 1998; Details of Robert Anderson's memoir `From Slavery to Affluence'; Daisy's life after the death of her husband; How she became famous for being one of the dwindling...
- Noncombatant Military Laborers in the Civil War. Glymph, Thavolia // OAH Magazine of History;Apr2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p25
The article explores the roles and experiences of noncombatant military laborers during the U.S. Civil War. Particular focus is given to labor performed by free and enslaved African Americans. According to the author, a key factor in the victory of the U.S. government over the Confederate States...
- Belated honors. // Christian Science Monitor;9/26/96, Vol. 88 Issue 212, p20
Editorial. Reports that in 1995 the memory of the 185,000 `United States Colored Troops,' who fought in the Civil War and refused permission to participate in the 1865 Union Army victory parade, were honored. Parade held by reenacters; Internet address for the names of the black soldiers who...
- THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. // Jackson Advocate;2/24/2011, Vol. 73 Issue 19, p1B
Photographs of African Americans who participated in the U.S. Civil War from 1861-1865 are presented.
- USCT Massacre Will Be Commemorated in Missouri. // Civil War Times;Apr2010, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p13
The article reports that the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry troops will be commemorated by a memorial park in Jasper County, Missouri